2018 Planning Guide for Application Platform Strategies

Archived Published: 29 September 2017 ID: G00331848

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Software delivery is a high-stakes endeavor. Technical professionals responsible for application architecture and development must manage this risk and maximize reward with a focus on user needs, DevOps principles, modern architectural patterns and managed infrastructure.

Table of Contents

  • Application Platform Strategy Trends
    • Applications With a Poor User Experience Will Fail
      • Planning Considerations
    • Organizations Will Demand Differentiating Results Faster and With More Precision
      • Planning Considerations
    • Expectations of High Quality and Ongoing Improvement Will Increase
      • Planning Considerations
    • Successful Digital Ecosystems Will Require Interoperability and Openness
      • Planning Considerations
  • Setting Priorities
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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